The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 207 187 214
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +27
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 58 85 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.77% 1.07% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.33% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 46 69 40
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £30,900 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6139 6406 6004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.76% 80.33% 78.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5092 5261 5037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region.

User Stories Salary Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the East of England

User Stories
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +15 34 £43,500 -3.33% 6
Norfolk 0 6 £25,500 -17.74%
Suffolk - 6 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire -30 5 £39,000 -17.89% 1
Hertfordshire -19 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Essex -1 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 111 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (37.88%) QA
3 46 (34.85%) Finance
4 45 (34.09%) C#
5 40 (30.30%) .NET
6 37 (28.03%) SQL
7 36 (27.27%) OO
8 35 (26.52%) Scrum
9 34 (25.76%) Microsoft
10 30 (22.73%) Degree
11 29 (21.97%) NUnit
12 26 (19.70%) Regression Testing
12 26 (19.70%) Computer Science
12 26 (19.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (18.94%) Performance Testing
13 25 (18.94%) Java
13 25 (18.94%) SQL Server
14 24 (18.18%) Mathematics
15 23 (17.42%) Unit Testing
15 23 (17.42%) Software Engineering
16 22 (16.67%) JIRA
17 21 (15.91%) Financial Modelling
18 20 (15.15%) HTML
18 20 (15.15%) TOWER Software
19 19 (14.39%) TDD
19 19 (14.39%) Software Architecture
20 18 (13.64%) WPF
20 18 (13.64%) Statistics
20 18 (13.64%) Algorithms
21 15 (11.36%) Selenium

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (0.76%) JBoss
2 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project
4 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) SaaS
2 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.27%) VPN
2 3 (2.27%) Firewall
2 3 (2.27%) VLAN
2 3 (2.27%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.52%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (6.06%) Big Data
3 6 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (21.97%) NUnit
2 26 (19.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (16.67%) JIRA
4 15 (11.36%) Selenium
5 12 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 10 (7.58%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (6.06%) JUnit
7 8 (6.06%) JMeter
8 7 (5.30%) Visual Studio
8 7 (5.30%) WebDriver
9 6 (4.55%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.03%) Maven
10 4 (3.03%) Hudson
10 4 (3.03%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.27%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (1.52%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
13 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.76%) Bugzilla
13 1 (0.76%) TestNG
General
1 46 (34.85%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Back Office
3 5 (3.79%) Retail
4 3 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (36.36%) Analyst
2 44 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 43 (32.58%) Developer
4 20 (15.15%) Software Developer
5 15 (11.36%) Tester
6 14 (10.61%) Senior Developer
7 12 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
8 11 (8.33%) Test Engineer
9 9 (6.82%) Software Tester
9 9 (6.82%) Senior Software Developer
9 9 (6.82%) QA Tester
10 7 (5.30%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Product Owner
11 6 (4.55%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (3.79%) QA Leader
13 4 (3.03%) Selenium Tester
13 4 (3.03%) Graduate Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.30%) .NET
2 20 (15.15%) HTML
3 18 (13.64%) WPF
4 12 (9.09%) SOAP
5 11 (8.33%) Web Services
5 11 (8.33%) XML
6 8 (6.06%) CSS
6 8 (6.06%) HTML5
7 7 (5.30%) jQuery
7 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.55%) XSD
8 6 (4.55%) WSDL
8 6 (4.55%) JAXB
8 6 (4.55%) JAX-WS
8 6 (4.55%) JDBC
9 5 (3.79%) REST
9 5 (3.79%) CSS3
10 4 (3.03%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.27%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.70%) Computer Science
2 24 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 18 (13.64%) Algorithms
3 18 (13.64%) Statistics
4 12 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (8.33%) User Experience
6 9 (6.82%) Mobile App
7 6 (4.55%) EFT
8 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.03%) Replication
10 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.27%) Windows
2 2 (1.52%) Linux
3 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.76%) Android
3 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.27%) OO
3 35 (26.52%) Scrum
4 26 (19.70%) Regression Testing
5 25 (18.94%) Performance Testing
6 23 (17.42%) Unit Testing
6 23 (17.42%) Software Engineering
7 21 (15.91%) Financial Modelling
8 19 (14.39%) TDD
8 19 (14.39%) Software Architecture
9 15 (11.36%) Test Scripting
10 14 (10.61%) Kanban
10 14 (10.61%) Risk Management
10 14 (10.61%) Analytics
11 13 (9.85%) Web Testing
11 13 (9.85%) SDLC
11 13 (9.85%) Business Analysis
12 12 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 12 (9.09%) Test Strategy
13 11 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 45 (34.09%) C#
2 37 (28.03%) SQL
3 25 (18.94%) Java
4 14 (10.61%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.82%) Python
6 6 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.79%) C++
7 5 (3.79%) Delphi
8 2 (1.52%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.52%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (22.73%) Degree
2 13 (9.85%) ISEB
3 9 (6.82%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.76%) ACCA
6 1 (0.76%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.76%) CCAB
6 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) AAT
6 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (37.88%) QA
2 6 (4.55%) ISO 8583
3 2 (1.52%) FATCA
3 2 (1.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.27%) XenServer
2 3 (2.27%) XenDesktop
2 3 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 34 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.15%) TOWER Software
3 11 (8.33%) VMware
4 3 (2.27%) Citrix
5 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.52%) Temenos
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle
6 1 (0.76%) Cognos
6 1 (0.76%) Progress
6 1 (0.76%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (0.76%) Coverity
6 1 (0.76%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
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